CbusIMC Local Independent News
Brazil: great President, Congress bad.
While Dilma Roussef hits each day more, "pulling" the leveling of interest of the Brazilian public debt to international levels and begins to devise an industrial policy firmly grounded in a serious exchange rate policy and in science and technology, in addition to important tax cuts, Congress is the scene of successive corruption scandals, all them originated in the corporate funding of campaigns and in "not very corporate" funding of campaigns, and approves, with a rapporteur funded by the agro-business, apocalyptic Forest Code: A million square KM to the devastation.
*1 mile = 1,6 KM
Hope in Chch rebuilding, ethical human rights despite all attempts to crush human potential.
Human Rights Council (New Zealand)
10D/15 City Rd.
During the past few weeks, I've been resisting the urge to upgrade to a better camera and a better laptop. It's part of my attempt to reject the idea that I necessarily need to buy things to be more effectively involved in the community.
Although not the most pressing issue facing our world today, the cruelty and abuse of animals at animal circuses is still an important issue for two main reasons:
1) Living beings are being harmed for profit.
2) Families are encouraged to ignore this harm in exchange for entertainment by paying to attend animal circuses. Attending animal circuses supports trainers in "breaking" animals and forcing animals to perform.
From the organization that hosts Columbus Indymedia.
Progressive Internet organization May First/People Link has released footage of what appears to be an FBI operation to return the Riseup.net server that they had seized two weeks ago from a colocation space shared by riseup.net and MF/PL. The footage, taken by a small surveillance camera MF/PL technologists installed after the FBI seizure of the server, is a rare glimpse of what appears to be an FBI operation.
Neither May First/People Link or Riseup was not notified that the server was being replaced. It was never notified that the server was taken in the first place.
Download Ogg/Theora file.
Thursday, May 3. According to a level 5 prisoner participating in the hunger strike at Ohio State Penitentiary (OSP) there are forty-eight (48) prisoners who have refused nine meals and should be officially recognized as on hunger strike. Warden Bobby refused to comment or return calls requesting information about the hunger strike.
The prisoner's demands include the following:
1. Lower commissary prices. One striker writes: "Commissary items are permitted to be marked up.to 35% above retail, while many of us receive only $8 a month."
Cece McDonald is a 23 year old black trans woman who was with friends one summer night in 2011 in Minneapolis, MN when she and her friends were attacked by white people who were obviously racist and transphobic, based on a swastika tattoo and language used that night. The fight left Cece severely wounded by a glass to her face and one of the attackers dead.
Ask Senate To Vote Against Hunting In National Parks by ARC
(No verified email address) 02 May 2012 The House members of the Congressional
Hunters' Caucus (they use the word sportsmen
rather than hunter) have shoved through a bill
to allow slaughter of animals in national parks. stop hunters' drive to hunt in national parks